baxi bermuda 57/4e lockout problem


Postby hamish al » Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:40 pm

hi all
i have a problem with a baxi bermuda 57/4 boiler.
the problem is that the boiler locks out .
i can understand that this could happen if the temperature in the boiler was not dissipated (all radiators on 8 in total) so i have been told by a gas engineer.
i thought that this was done by the thermostat.
if i switch off the boiler for a few seconds and then re set, it will light the pilot light ok, then it will take about 80/100 clicks/ignition before the boiler will light up . it may then run for 2 or 3hrs ok , then lock out.
i have noticed that the lockout indicator lamp is very dimmly light when the boiler is working. it never done this before untill this fault started.
any help is most appriciated.
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Postby Steve the gas » Wed Dec 31, 2008 8:48 am

Hi,

Could indicate sparker lead breaking down/ arcing out where it shouldn't.
You NEED an RGI for this not diy.

Could be other reasons too.
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